Like the name implies, visual arts are forms of expression that are visual in nature, including sculpture, painting, rock art, photography and architecture; they overlap with other arts such as performing arts, ceramics and textiles. In this website, the term ‘visual arts’ emphasises the aesthetic over the material.
To cite this page: Tan, Noel Hidalgo (2021, Updated 1 October 2022) Visual Art. Southeast Asian Archaeology. Available at: https://www.southeastasianarchaeology.com/visual-art/
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